Criminal charges for Impersonating a Police Officer may be filed when a person other than one who by law is given the authority of a peace officer, who willfully wears, exhibits or used the authorized uniform, insignia emblem, device, label, certificate, card, or writing, or a peace officer with the intent of fraudulently impersonating a peace officer.
What does the prosecutor have to prove?
1. Defendant willfully wore, exhibited or used the authorized insignia, emblem, device, label, certificate, card or writing of a peace officer.
2. Defendant acted with the intent to fraudulently impersonate a peace officer or to fraudulently induce the belief that he or she is a peace officer.
Misdemeanor: 0-180 days